Downers Grove Foia Form PDF Details

Downers Grove is a village in DuPage County, Illinois. Downers Grove is home to a population of nearly 50,000 people and is considered one of the most affluent suburbs in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Village of Downers Grove has been committed to open government and transparency for its residents by making information available through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. In this blog post, we will provide an overview of the FOIA process in Downers Grove and how you can submit your own request. We will also highlight some recent FOIA releases from the Village of Downers Grove.

Form NameDowners Grove Foia Form
Form Length2 pages
Fillable fields0
Avg. time to fill out30 sec
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Date/Time Received:

Response Due by:

Received by:






Describe as specifically as possible the record(s) or document(s) sought.




Date(s) of record(s) or document(s):


Is request to be used for Commercial purposes?



Department, Board, or Commission from which records are sought:


How do you wish to view record(s)

____in person ____paper copy ____media ____certified

I hereby certify and affirm that the above information is true and correct and that I have read and understand the Village of Downers Grove policies and procedures governing disclosure of public information, including, but not limited to, my rights to appeal denials and time limits thereof.


Signature of Requester


Office Use Only

Referred to: _____________________________ Response due by: __________ Extension required? ____ Yes ____ No

(Department & Person)


Type of Extension: _________Statutory __________Mutual

Due date after extension: ___________________

Type of response: _____ Approval _____ Partial Approval _____ No Records _____ Denial _____ PAC approved denial




Date of response: _______________ Date forwarded to Village Clerk to file:______________

FOIA 1-Request

Freedom of Information Request Procedures


The Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/3 et seq., is the principal Illinois statute governing the inspection of public records. The Act requires that public bodies make available for inspection or copying all public records to any person. Exceptions are provided to insure the confidentiality of certain types of sensitive public records.

Persons desiring to inspect or receive copies of Village records must submit a request in writing or may complete a REQUEST FOR PUBLIC RECORDS form (form FOIA-09.1-Request) as provided by the Village.

Forms will be available in the reception areas of the Village Hall, Public Works Department, Police Department, Fire Station No. 2, and on-line at In addition, forms may be requested and submitted via

e-mail to or by fax (630) 434-5571.

All requests for records must be received during normal business hours of the general administrative offices of the Village. (Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm., excluding holidays) Requests submitted electronically after normal business hours will be considered received by the Village on the next business day.

Upon receipt of a General Request, the Village will respond within five working days of the date of request.



Standard copies of records

no fee

Color copies of records

$.10 per page

Maps, photographs, CD’s, DVD’s, etc.

actual cost of reproduction


Appeals must be submitted to the Public Access Counselor:

Public Access Bureau

Office of the Attorney General

500 S. 2nd Street

Springfield, Illinois 62706